Today is Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras.
I may or may not be bringing this to work today:
Are you eating like a king today?
I’ve been thinking about throwing down a challenge here for quite a while, and there’s no better time than birthday
week (err…now that I haven’t posted for 2 weeks) month. You know “my thing” is store-bought remix so I’m asking YOU to share a time when you made something that you usually buy in a box. Leave a comment or drop off a link to a blog post.
For inspiration, check out the Bite this Book from Simple Bites. I LOVE this sentiment:
I think that the food system itself has taught us that we have no business making this stuff; we should just do the convenient thing and buy the boxes, bags, and containers they’ve prepared for us. … I always advise people to start with one or two foods that feel really exciting to them. If we start with the joy of it, and let our curiosity lead us to a few recipes, than often, those foods themselves will lead you to others, and the process happens on its own.
-Alana Chernila, The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying and Start Making
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This week, I’ll mark the second birthday of this blog. Let’s celebrate!
I missed the first birthday because I didn’t realize and the date passed me by. Blog, would you like a smash cake and some striped paper straws to make up for it?
I also recently racked up another accomplishment over here…200 posts! That doesn’t seem like many since I’ve technically had this ship running for 730 days, but I didn’t post as much when I was cooking the wee one. I just wasn’t that into it, ya’ll. BUT, the fever is back now (the blogging fever, that is!). And I’m ready to put on a party hat!Read More